Posts Tagged "vendor profile"

July 4, 2015

Meet Pascia & Adam of SOILED:
www.soiledgardens.com Traveling abroad brings added perspective. Case and point: Pascia Birch and Adam Weaver. The couple took a trip to Laos in winter 2015 and came back with a new purpose for their lives. The couple co-founded SOILED, a company “committed to providing people with the right tools to have...
June 29, 2015

Meet Liisa and Lindon, of The Apple Lady
www.applelady.ca Liisa Hawes imported her first box of apples from Avalon Orchard in January of 2010 to fill holiday gift baskets, never expecting it to become the new career path it did. In seeing the smiles with which those apples were received, she quickly discovered that there was a disconnect...
June 11, 2015

Environmental Market
Wednesday June 17th, 3-7 pm Join us for our first Special Market of the season! We've got several workshops and hands-on activities planned for you on this day. Green Calgary will be here offering water education, Alternate Root YYC will be talking food waste and repurposing, and our very own...
June 4, 2015

Meet Bert & Carole of Buzzy Bee!
www.buzzybeehoney.ca Bees are important critters. They are responsible for the pollination of many of the flowers that give birth to our staple fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains and seeds, and that which feeds the cows, pigs, chickens, and other animals that later become our food, too. You may've heard already that...
June 1, 2015

Meet Daniel of Country Thyme Farm:
www.countrythyme.ca The average age of Canadian farmers is roughly 55 years, and about half of those under that age depend on off-farm employment as their primary source of income. As agriculture becomes evermore intensive and industrial, making it as a young agrarian becomes evermore challenging. Given this, we thought it...
May 18, 2015

Meet Tatiana and her Moldovan Cuisine!
Little is ever heard of Moldova, especially here in Canada. The small, land-locked country of roughly four million people is practically unknown. However, Tatiana Arsenev is helping move her home country out of obscurity. And she is doing it using food. Tatiana, who moved to Calgary from Moldova in 2009,...
May 4, 2015

Meet Daniel & Jasmine of GREENBERRY!
Daniel McAllister describes the response to his product line with a telling anecdote. “A chef came to us and told us he had a nightmare that he was unable to get our products,” he divulges. This might be the ultimate compliment to Daniel and his wife Jasmine who own and...
April 13, 2015

Meet Shammi of Shamm’s Kitchen!
Shammi Khokhar has been at our market, sharing her passion for cooking, since 2006. She was born and raised in a small Himalayan mountain town in Northern India, and was imparted her mother’s love of creative cooking as a child. A large part of the value the market has for...
April 6, 2015

Meet Jon of Thompson Small Farm:
thompsonsmallfarm.ca The humble egg: a staple of baking and breakfast. But not all eggs are created equal, and Jonathan Wright and Andrea Thompson can prove it. The duo own and operate an 80-acre farm in Bergen, Alberta that produces free-range chickens and eggs. You can find Jonathan selling their product...
June 23, 2014

Meet YYC Growers & Distributors
www.yycgrowers.com YYC Growers is an alliance of Urban/SPIN (s-mall p-lot in-tensive) farmers and entrepreneurial food producers, all of whom are on a mission to make Calgary more food secure. They've grown in a short time to include ten members producing and distributing everything from a wide range of vegetables to...
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